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“Open the Door, Take the Tour” Boys & Girls Club Week

Mar 25, 2013

“Open the Door, Take the Tour” Boys & Girls Club Week
April 8, 9, 10, and 12 from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
The Boys & Girls Club
1404 Carver Street, Myrtle Beach

On April 8th, 9th, 10th, and 12th from 4:00-6:00pm, the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand will invite area groups to tour its facilities on Carver Street as well as the Family Learning Center on Oak Street. Tours will be led by children who attend the clubs with the goal of raising awareness and encouraging community involvement with the Club.

On April 8th, the Boys & Girls Club in conjunction with Leadership Grand Strand will unveil a newly made over Teen Center as part of an Extreme Club Makeover. Members of Leadership Grand Strand will be on hand the remainder of the week to discuss improvements as well their involvement with the Club.

Tour Information: Groups interested in Open the Door, Take the Tour, may contact Todd Setzer at (843) 251-1396 or tsetzer@ai-restoration.com. The Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand is a 501©(3) charitable organization and all donations are tax deductible.

ABOUT THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF THE GRAND STRAND

Since its beginning in 1998 as a Boys & Girls Clubs of America chartered member organization, the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand has been in the forefront of youth development efforts in the greater Myrtle Beach area, working with young people from disadvantaged economic, social and family circumstances. The Club is a United Way of Horry County Partner Agency, is facility-based, employs paid professional staff members, supplemented by volunteers and offers daily access to a broad range of programs.

The Club’s goal is to enrich the lives of girls and boys 5 to 18 years of age. In addition to being fun and safe, the Club has three main program objectives, which are to:

● Foster Academic Success
● Build Character & Leadership Skills &
● Encourage Healthy Lifestyles

The organization currently offers after-school and summer day camp programs at the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center, 3101 Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 and has recently opened its Teen Center (“The CLUB”) at 1404 Carver Street. Programs include the Club’s “Power Hour” homework assistance program, the “Triple Play” health, exercise and nutrition program, and the

Club’s USDA sponsored after-school snack program, just to name a few. Caring, professional staff and volunteers help kids take control of their lives, envision productive futures and achieve their goals. Sixty to seventy (60- 70) youth a day currently benefit from the Club’s affordable afterschool program at the Myrtle Beach Family Learning Center.

The Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand is part of a nationwide affiliation of local, autonomous Boys & Girls Club organizations that work to help young people of all backgrounds develop the qualities they need to become responsible citizens and leaders in the future.

For more information on the Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand visit the organization’s web site at www.bgclubgs.org or call 843-712-1977.